Texas

Oscar Ortiz Jr Killed in Accident at FM 624 in Corpus Christi, TX

Date
September 20, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Oscar Ortiz Jr
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected
No

Where it Happened

FM 624, Corpus Christi, TX

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Honda Civic, Honda VT1100
Road/Highway
FM 624
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Honda Civic and Honda VT1100


What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that killed a driver at FM 624 in Corpus Christi, TX on September 20th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 10:18 p.m. According to investigators, a Honda Civic was westbound before colliding with the rear of a westbound motorcycle ahead. The collision is said to have pushed the motorcycle forward into a shoulder, ejecting the driver from the vehicle. Reports indicate the driver, 50-year-old Oscar Ortiz, became tapped under the Honda before it came to a stop at the entrance of a driveway. Ortiz suffered fatal injuries in the incident. Sources indicate a Failure to Control Speed charge was recommended and/or issued against the Honda operator. Additional information was not available.

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